The streets of Valletta, paved with stone, run along and across the ridge, and end on each side towards the water in steep flights of steps.
It was paved with pantiles in the reign of Queen Anne.
The intruder rode slowly on the bumpy forest trail but as soon as he reached a paved roadway, Howie lost him.
The town, which is the residence of a kaimakam, is built on two low limestone hills and its streets are paved with limestone blocks.
The palace was approached from the west by a paved Minoan Way communicating with a considerable building on the opposite hill.
Baumgarten of Halle (1706-1757) in disengaging the current dogmatic theology from its many scholastic and mystical excrescences, and thus paved a way for a revolution in theology.
The houses, with very few exceptions, are built of wood, but the streets are paved with blocks of granite and marble.
Extravagant as this sentiment sounds, it paved the way to better things.
A fine paved corridor running east from this gives access to a line of the later magazines, and through a columnar hall to the central court beyond, while to the left of this a broad and stately flight of steps leads up to a kind of entrance hall on an upper terrace.
A highly imaginative flufancial exposition by Seismit Doda, who announced a surplus of 2,400,000, paved the way fora Grist Tax Reduction Bil],which Cairoli had taken over from the Depretis programme.
These aguadQS were huge basins, paved and cemented, with underground cisterns, also lined with stone and cement, which may have been used for the protection of water against heat when the principal supply had become exhausted.
(9) Public works, such as paved and stepped roadways, bridges, systems of drainage, &c.
in diameter, so that between railing and stupa there was an open circle round which visitors could walk; and the whole stood towards the east side of a paved quadrangle about 300 ft.
The orchestra is paved with marble squares.
wide, paved with brick and asphalt, and well shaded.
His practice made him financially independent, and paved the way for his entrance into politics.
Soon paved streets and two-storey houses were seen in that swampy place.
69); this paved the way for tyranny.
Exclusive of extensive and flourishing suburbs, the city has a circuit of 12 m.; its streets are well paved and clean; and it possesses a large number of arches, public monuments, temples, hospitals and colleges.
The great bend of the river affords easy irrigation, and the surrounding country is covered by a network of irrigating canals, even the paved streets of the town having streams of cool water running through them.
Within the city the principal streets have been roughly paved, and iron bars placed across the narrow alleys to prevent the passage of camels.
How Hildebrand paved the way for these reforms during the pontificates of Nicholas II.
The podest marks an essentially transitional state in civic government, and his intervention paved the way for despotism.
Three years later, however, the whole road was paved with silex from the temple to Bovillae, and in 191 B.C. the first mile from the gate to the temple was similarly treated.
The streets of Portland are generally well paved, are unusually clean, and, in the residence districts, where the fire of 1866 did not extend, they are profusely shaded by elms and other large trees - Portland has been called the "Forest City."
It was paved with large flagstones and in the centre was a beautiful kiosk or pavilion, covered with gold and raised over the reservoir of water for ablutions.
They may consist of earth with a retaining wall along the tracks and with the surface gravelled or paved with stone or asphalt, or they may be constructed entirely of timber, or they may be formed of stone slabs supported on longitudinal walls.
This road was flanked by magazines, some belonging to the royal armoury, and abutted on a paved area with stepped seats on two sides (theatral area).
The palace itself approximately formed a square with a large paved court in the centre.
The principal entrance was to the north, but what appears to have been the royal entrance opened on a paved court on the west side.
The Erasistrateans paved the way for what was in some respects the most important school which Alexandria produced, that known as the empiric, which, though it recognized no master by name, may be considered to have been founded by Philinus of Cos (280 B.C.), a pupil of Herophilus; but Serapion, a great name in antiquity, and Glaucias of Tarentum, who traced the empirical doctrine back to the writings of Hippocrates, are also named among its founders.
1 Augustus's grandson Gaius Caesar had all the streets of Ariminum paved.
The conversion of the gravel road into a paved road made it much easier for riding bikes.
Main ways were paved.
It is built on the usual rectangular plan and the streets are wide and well paved.
The town is built on low sandy ground, is irregularly laid out, and its streets are not paved.
Deep valleys winding through the barren foothills lead gradually up to the higher mountains, and as the track ascends the scenery and vegetation change their character; the trees which line the banks of the wadi are overgrown with creepers, and the running stream is dammed at frequent intervals, and led off in artificial channels to irrigate the fields on either side; the steeper parts of the road are paved with large stones, substantially built villages, with their masonry towers or da y s, crowning every height, replace the collection of *mud walls and brushwood huts of the low country; while tier above tier, terraced fields cover the hill slopes and attest the industry of the inhabitants and the fertility of their mountains.
This paved road is easily recognized as it zigzags up the hill, with treasuries and the bases of various offerings facing it on both sides.
Outside the entrance is a large paved court of Roman date, flanked by a colonnade.
There are thirty-three tiers of seats in seven sets, and a paved diazoma.
These are paved with stone blocks or lined with mercury riffles, so that from the greatly reduced velocity of flow, due to the sudden increase of surface, the finer particles of gold may collect.
The mosque known as Raja Bhoj's school was built out of Hindu remains in the 4 th or 15th century: its name is derived from the slabs, covered with inscriptions giving rules of Sanskrit grammar, with which it is paved.
of the paved road and close up against the agora itself, only at a much lower level, was found, buried under 35 ft.
Traces remain of paved roads both within the agora and leading out of it; but the whole site is now a deserted and feverish swamp. The site is interesting for comparison with Megalopolis; the nature of its plan seems to imply that its main features must survive from the earlier "synoecism" a century before the time of Epaminondas.
broad at the top. The streets are paved with brick and are wide, straight and clean.
It was, as we have seen, this conception of thought as essentially synthetic for which Kant paved the way in his polemic against the formalism of his continental predecessors.
Outside the Indian districts of the eastern and southern outskirts, the streets are paved with asphalt and stone, lighted with electricity and gas, and served with an efficient street railway service.
One of the most interesting topics of study is the trails along which the seasonal and annual migrations of tribes occurred, becoming in Peru the paved road, with suspension bridges and wayside inns, or tambos.
The porticos have fallen, and their broken monolithic columns, with fragments of cornices and other masonry, lie piled within the enclosure, which is still partly paved.
The streets are for the most part badly paved and very narrow, a small square in the marketplace, overlooked by airy coffee-booths, being almost the only open space.
The floor is of buckled plates paved with wood blocks.
The streets are narrow, irregular and roughly paved, but are lighted by electricity; tramway lines run between the principal points of the city and suburbs.
Finally, the dependence of the Swabian and Bavarian peoples on the Frankish empire paved the way for Christianity in those provinces also.
For several years prior to 1902 Harrisburg suffered much from impure water, a bad sewerage system, and poorly paved and dirty streets.
In 1857 the adoption of a more liberal and democratic constitution paved the way for a new period in the educational history of the country.
On the paved platform were three-storey tower temples in whose ground-floor stood the stone images and altars, and before that of the war-god the green stone of sacrifice, humped so as to bend upward the body of the victim that the priest might more easily slash open the breast with his obsidian knife, tear out the heart and hold it up before the god, while the captor and his friends were waiting below for the carcase to be tumbled down the steps for them to carry home to be cooked for the feast of victory.
Its chief streets are paved, but it is rather a large village than a town, though in 1900 it had 4574 inhabitants, practically all German-speaking and Romanists.
All these old streets, excepting the last, are narrow and paved with squared granite blocks, and have their vehicle traffic regulated to go in one direction only.
The streets are in some cases macadamized and in other cases block paved, and in still others asphalted.
Streets, Roads, &c. - The streets were paved with gravel: they varied in width up to 282 ft.
Top of main wall, paved with clay, level with the inside.
and thus paved the way for the establishment of the Angevin dynasty on the throne of Naples.
Even in the reign of the two Medici popes the way which was to lead to better things had been silently paved within the Church.
His most ambitious effort was his attempt to effect a conversion of consols in 1884, but the scheme proved a failure, though it paved the way for the subsequent conversion in 1888.
wide, badly paved and dirty; the houses and shops are low, mostly of stone, and some of stone and mud.
in circumference, and the fort can only be approached by steep and very roughly paved planes, commanded by the fort and the outworks, and by the hill to the west.
Until about 1860, indeed, the dimly lit lanes were paved with rough stone blocks, imbedded in the clay soil, which often subsided, so as to leave the surface undulating like a sea.
The river was enclosed between stone embankments; sewerage and pure water were supplied, gas and electric light installed; and horse or electric tramways laid down in the principal thoroughfares, which were paved with granite or wood.
Few houses, among the older quarters, exceed two storeys in height, but the main streets are paved, and there is a regular supply of filtered water.
The streets, though narrow and steep, are generally paved.
9,062 Forcella di Prassignola (Avers Valley to Soglio), old paved cattle path.
The pathways should be paved with tiles, brick or stone, or made of concrete and cement, and the surface should be gently rounded so that the water required for evaporation may drain to the sides while the centre is sufficiently dry to walk upon; they should also have brick or stone edgings to prevent the water so applied soaking away at the sides and thus being wasted.
For the destruction of weeds on gravel walks or in paved yards a strong dose of salt, applied either dry or in a very strong solution, is found very effective, especially a hot solution, but after a time much of it becomes washed down, and the residue acts as a manure; its continued application is undesirable, as gravel so treated becomes pasty.
The rapid victory of the Prussians and the wise moderation of Bismarck paved the way for a complete revolution in Bavaria's relation to Prussia and the German question.
The chief building is the Great Palace, the so-called "House of Minos," the excavation of which by Arthur Evans dates from 1900: a number of rooms lying round the central paved court, oriented north and south, have been identified, among them being the throne-room with some wellpreserved wall paintings and a small bathroom attached, in the north-west quarter a larger bathroom and a shrine, and residential chambers in the south and east.
In 1904-1905 a paved way running due west from the middle of the palace was excavated, and found to lead to another building described as the "Little Palace" largely buried under an olive grove.
The roads outside the province of Luxemburg and Namur are generally paved.
- and nearly all intersect at right angles; they are paved with brick and asphalt, and many in the residential quarters are shaded with fine elms and maples.
The streets have been paved and planted with trees, but the town retains much of its Oriental aspect.
(It is to be remembered, however, that the standard width of a Roman highroad in the neighbourhood of Rome itself is about 14 ft.) They are uniformly paved with large polygonal blocks of hard basaltic lava, fitted very closely together, though now in many cases marked with deep ruts from the passage of vehicles in ancient times.
They are also in all cases bordered by raised footways on both sides, paved in a similar manner; and for the convenience of foot-passengers, which was evidently a more important consideration than the obstacle which the arrangement presented to the passage of vehicles, which indeed were probably only allowed for goods traffic, these are connected from place to place by stepping-stones raised above the level of the carriage-way.
He further paved the way for the "Golden" or "Borromean" league formed in 1586 by the Swiss Catholic cantons of Switzerland to expel here tics if necessary by armed force.
This paved the way for the Turkish invasion of Europe, which proved an unmixed calamity for all Christendom, Venice included.
The deaths of Hermann and of the emperor in 1250, however, paved the way for a settlement.
He played this role with consummate skill in the negotiations that led up to the treaty of Reichenbach (August 15, 1790), which ended the quarrel with Prussia and paved the way to the armistice of Giurgevo with Turkey (September 10).
The final success of Brasidas at Amphipolis, where both he and Cleon were killed, paved the way for a more permanent agreement, the peace parties at Athens and Sparta being in the ascendant.
It has narrow streets badly paved and drained, and made still more dirty and offensive by the surface drainage of the upper town.
The streets of the Missouri city are generally wide and excellently paved.
The principal apartment is generally paved with marble; in the centre a decorated lantern is suspended over a fountain, while round the sides are richly inlaid cabinets and windows of stained glass; and in a recess is the divan, a low, narrow, cushioned seat.
This comparatively small financial operation brought about the long-delayed crisis and paved the way for the future prosperity of Egypt, for it induced the British government to inquire more carefully into the financial condition of the country.
The streets are narrow and paved in steps, while often the roadway runs along the roof of the house in the tier below.
Antoninus Pius paved the great east to west artery with granite.
The square is paved with coloured tiles, and the colonnade with white marble; while the walls are covered 5 ft.
A successful diplomacy detached the emperor Sigismund from France, and by the Treaty of Canterbury paved the way to end the schism in the Church.
A steep paved road leads to it in about twenty minutes from the port of Scala.
There is only one highway in the country on which vehicles can be used, the paved road extending southward from Quito 115 m.
The old town is the upper or northern part, and is inhabited by the poorer classes, its streets being badly paved, crooked, undrained, dirty and pestilential.
The streets are broad, well paved, and adorned with many elegant buildings, among which are Roman Catholic, Lutheran and Calvinist churches, and a new town hall with a tower 165 ft.
In pure mathematics, his most important works were his series of memoirs on definite integrals, and his discussion of Fourier's series, which paved the way for the classical researches of L.
This success was supposed to prove his capacity for dealing with Orientals, and paved his way to the post of ambassador at Constantinople, which he occupied from 1864 till 1877.
In 18 J9 he joined the revolutionary committee which paved the way for Garibaldi's triumphs in the following year; then after spending a short time at Turin as attache to the Italian foreign office he was elected mayor of Palermo.
By dissolving the Chamber early in 1897 and favouring Radical candidates in the general election, he paved the way for the outbreak of May 1898, the suppression of which entailed considerable bloodshed and necessitated a state of siege at Milan, Naples, Florence and Leghorn.
The streets are well paved and have sufficient slope at all points to give easy surface drainage; Montevideo has the reputation of being one of the cleanest cities of the world.
Thus he paved the way for Abu Moslim.
But this interference of 15th-century chancellors paved the way towards one of the greatest revolutions in the law; without formally enfranchising villeins and villein tenure they created a legal basis for it in the law of the realm: in the formula of copyhold - tenement held at the will of the lord and by the custom of the manor - the first part lost its significance and the second prevailed, in downright contrast with former times when, on the contrary, the second part had no legal value and the first expressed the view of the courts.
On the west side of the park a paved causeway, leading over the moat and under a magnificent portico, extends for a distance of a quarter of a mile to the chief entrance of the main building.
The streets are narrow and straight, but as a rule they are clean and well paved.
square, bounded by the remains of a wooden wall and paved inside with split logs.
Streets and avenues for the most part are paved with a smooth asphalt pavement, and many of them have two and occasionally four rows of overarching shade trees and private lawns on either side.
Scanty traces of Roman buildings may be seen, and an ancient road paved with large blocks of stone.
Mabillon and his Benedictines of SaintMaur paved the way for the systematic investigation of historical records.
above high water; the streets are broad, well paved and pleasantly shaded; and a broad levee overlooks the river.
Sam, a causeway, generally descriptive of the old Roman paved roads - Talsarn, Sarnau, Sarn Badrig.
Boethius (1751-1810), whose work paved the way for a great idealistic speculative movement headed by B.
34° 10' S.), and, though their control of the country was slight, the Peruvian influence led to the introduction of a higher civilization, and, by weakening the power of the tribes, paved the way for the' invasion of the Spaniards.
He thus paved the way for the publication of one of the earliest textbooks of the whole sect, the Ijadiltalulizai~ikat, or Garden of Truth (1130; 525 A.H.), by UakIm SanaI of Ghazni, to whom all the later 5ufic poets refer as their unrivalled master in spiritual knowledge.
The rest of the room is taken up by a paved space, surrounded by a narrow gangway; and on this it is supposed that the yEpavos or stork-dance took place.
The shore of the channel facing Rheneia is lined with docks and warehouses, and behind them, as well as elsewhere in the island, there have been found several private houses of the 2nd or 3rd century B.C. Each of these consists of a single court surrounded by columns and often paved with mosaic; various chambers open out of the court, including usually one of large proportions, the avSpcwv or dining-room for guests.
In 1862 Pasteur repeated and extended such experiments, and paved the way for a complete explanation of the anomalies; Cohn in 1872 published confirmatory results; and it became clear that no putrefaction can take place without bacteria or some other living organism.
The less important thoroughfares are mostly paved with the so-called Vienna paving, granite bricks of medium size, while the principal streets, and especially those upon which the traffic is heavy, have either asphalt or wood paving.
The victory of the moderate party paved the way to a reconciliation with Sigismund and the Church of Rome.
square, and surrounded by a cloister open on both sides, is paved with granite inlaid with marble, and commands a fine view of the city.
The interior of the mosque is paved throughout, and the walls and roof are lined, with white marble.
By 1888 a new state of chaos had grown up as the result of the multiplication of bodies, and the new Redistribution Act of 1885 paved the way for a further reorganization of local matters by the Local Government Act of 1888, followed by that of 1894.
Under the Public Health Act 1875 such streets may be dealt with in manner following: - If any such street or part thereof is not sewered, levelled, paved, metalled, flagged, channelled, made good or lighted to the satisfaction of the council, the council may cause it to be made up at the expense of the owners of premises fronting the street in proportion to their several frontages.
It is a small fishing port, with narrow paved lanes and old-fashioned cottages.
The centre of the square is levelled and paved with asphalte, and contains two fountains.
In little more than two months, however, his son was proclaimed king at London by the title of Edward IV., and the bloody victory of Towton immediately after drove his enemies into exile and paved the way for his coronation.
Elsewhere the streets are narrow, quiet, and, for the most part, badly paved.
The space within is paved with mosaic, and is called the I;Iijr. It is included in the tawaf, and two slabs of verde antico within it are called the graves of Ishmael and Hagar, and are places of acceptable prayer.
The former is a deep shaft enclosed in a massive vaulted building paved with marble, and, according to Mahommedan tradition, is the source (corresponding to the Beer-lahai-roi of Gen.
Later still the settlement of Brahmans along the west coast had already Aryanized the country in religion, and to some extent in language, before the Persian conquest of the Indus valley at the close of the 6th century B.C. The Persian dominion did not long survive; and the march of Alexander the Great down the Indus paved the way for Chandragupta and the Maurya, empire.
are almost paved with such slabs, dark-red in colour, perfectly flat and polished like plates of iron.
These struggles paved the way for a Chinese invasion, which was supported by the White khojas of Kashgar.
name, in the north-western corner of the country, with a large trade in bananas and good fishing in the bay; Porto Bello (pop. about 3000), formerly an important commercial city, in Colon province, on Porto Bello Bay, where Columbus established the colony of Nombre de Dios in 1502 - the present city was founded in 1584, was often captured by the English (notably by Admiral Edward Vernon in 1753), and by buccaneers, and is the terminus of an old paved road to Panama, whence gold was brought to Porto Bello for shipment; Chagres (pop. about 2500), also in Colon province, formerly an important port, and now a fishing place; Agua Dulce, formerly called Trinidad (pop. about 2000), in Cocle province, on Parita Bay, the centre of the salt industry; and San Miguel, on an island of the same name in the Gulf of Panama, the principal pearl fishery.
They are in many instances better paved, and are lighted at night.
The road was paved with stone and its walls on either side lined with enamelled tiles, on which a procession of lions is represented.
These successes paved the way for the higher triumphs of Joseph Louis Lagrange and of Pierre Simon Laplace.
The streets are paved with large lava blocks, of which the town is also built.
He protected the missionaries who paved the way for his militant invasions.
Political liberty and social justice were equally the losers by this extreme financial measure, which paved the way for a catastrophe.
But thanks to the past influence of the Girondin party, who had caused the war, and of the regicides of the Mountain, this peace not only ratified the conquest of Belgium, the left bank of the Rhine and Santo Domingo, but paved the way for fresh conquests; for the old spirit of domination and persistent hostility to Austria attracted the destinies of the Revolution definitely towards war.
By the theory of minute constituents of things, and his emphasis on mechanical processes in the formation of order, he paved the way for the atomic theory.
The streets were broad, well paved and laid out at right angles; many were named after temples: the main street, called the Golden, ran across the city from W.
King John gave great encouragement to horse-breeding: one of his earliest efforts was to import a hundred Flemish stallions, and, having thus paved the way for improving the breed of agricultural horses, he set about acquiring a valuable stud for his own use.
Nashville is situated on and between hills and bluffs in an un dulating valley; its streets are paved with brick or granite blocks in the business section and macadamized or paved with asphalt in the residential sections.
The streets are paved mostly with asphalt and brick, though cedar and stone have been much used, and kreodone block to some extent.
The entry is paved with flagstones, and there are stone seats on each side.
apart, typical hill towns with their high stone-built houses and paved streets.
below the citadel the river bed was paved with great flags of stone, the pavement being called Shadurvan.
The old river then became emptied and its bed was raised and, to prevent further erosion and washing away of the soil and a consequent fall of the river, was paved with huge flags.
lying to the north-west, towards the great valleys by which the inland traffic is conveyed, is pierced by broad and straight streets paved with lava.
An agreement with George Frederick, the childless margrave of Ansbach and Bayreuth, paved the way for an arrangement with the elector's younger brothers, who after the margrave's death in April 1603, shared his lands in Franconia, and were compensated in other ways for surrendering all claims on Brandenburg.
This new order was heralded in 160 4 by the establishment of a council of state, devoted to the interests of the elector, which strengthened his authority, and paved the way for a bureaucratic government.
The river of the same name parallels the two-lane Route 550 and separates the paved highway from the far less traveled gravel roads that meander in the same direction.
Hot rolled asphalt for roads and other paved areas Hot rolled asphalt for roads and other paved areas.
Each sandstone cottage has its own little paved patio area facing south above a small beck.
casement doors to paved terrace.
We were going where the streets were paved in gold and loveable cockneys - we were off to London.
A door leads out onto the paved rear courtyard.
crisscrossed by numerous paved highways.
EXTERNAL The property is approached via a block paved driveway with parking for approximately 4 vehicles.
A paved driveway in the property provides ample parking.
enclosed rear patio with steps up to paved area.
The city welcomes visitors with wide esplanades paved in russet marble, which stroll to courtly squares graced with artistic buildings.
hanging bird feeders are best sited over a paved or decked area, which can be regularly swept clear of debris.
It will be a considerable improvement on the concrete flagstones which previously paved the Square.
The bridge is linked by paved footway with tactile dropped kerbs to town center.
OUTSIDE To the front there is a small paved front forecourt enclosed by wrought iron balustrading.
fountainhead of this genre is Bob Dylan, whose recording The Freewheelin ' Bob Dylan paved the way for all who followed.
Visitors can reach western Labrador along a partially paved highway from Baie Comeau, QuÃ©bec.
impermeable surface of the paved streets increased runoff.
interlocking log (not sectional) construction, a level concrete or paved base is required to enable installation.
Grounds 3 acres with paved patios, steps to different areas, large sloping lawns, mature trees, shrubs, 2 landscaped fields.
Due to the loose interlocking log (not sectional) construction, a level concrete or paved base is required to enable installation.
Feature stone paved ornamental fireplace recess, timber mantel, textured ceiling.
Paved with polygonal slabs of basalt brought from the hills, it crossed marshland, valleys, streams and mountains.
overlying the midden is a living area with a paved limestone floor of around 31.9m x 3.6m.
It was they who restored the orangery and had the main hall paved with marble.
Article continues It starts as a paved road, but quickly becomes a stone and gravel track barely passable in a four-wheel drive vehicle.
Grounds large private enclosed rear patio with steps up to paved area.
At the rear of the property immediately outside the door is a south facing paved patio.
paved driveway at the front.
paved patio to the side and width of the house.
Tommy dreamt of a path paved with gold and a stairway which led to the truth.
paved with stone setts.
paved with pebbles.
paved with good intentions.
paved with grave slabs.
paved with marble.
paved with gold.
paved in artificial stone.
Philip King was the forerunner of the Whitehall farces and ultimately paved the way for such well loved British comedy as Dad's Army.
A patio area, for example, does not have to be completely paved at one time.
paved over in polished white limestone, it is also the main shopping street.
The exterior patios have been lovingly paved with decorative pebbles and the covering verandah supported by solid old brick pillars with wooden beamed roofing.
There is a brick set and paved patio area with timber pergola, taking full advantage of the splendid views.
A brick path leads past a small rockery to the back service yard which is mainly crazy paved.
Nearby Dixon has a 5400 ' paved runway and beacon.
The listing of the building also paved the way for its eventual salvation.
Other features include Stainless steel rust-free screws, plus an anchor kit for fixing down the building to your base or paved area.
The paths leading past the church are paved with grave slabs.
Victorian style summerhouse to remain with block paved surrounding seating area.
French Doors which open out onto a small paved terrace with garden furniture.
In addition, a paved walkway leads to a private garden area.
In some cases, like John Brown, religious zealots paved the way for the end to slavery.
above Ed Darner, on the 8th of April 1898, between the khalifa's forces under Mahmud and Sir Herbert (afterwards Lord) Kitchener's Anglo-Egyptian army, resulted in the complete defeat of the Mandists and the capture of their leader, and paved the way for the decisive battle of Omdurman on the 2nd of September following (see EGYPT: Military Operations).
Maximilian has been called the second founder of the house of Habsburg, and certainly by bringing about marriages between Charles and Joanna and between his grandson Ferdinand and Anna, daughter of Ladislaus, king of Hungary and Bohemia, he paved the way for the vast empire of Charles V.
Electric traction was first used in Buenos Aires in 1897, since when nearly all the lines of that city have been reconstructed to meet its requirements, and subways are contemplated to relieve the congested street traffic of the central districts; the companies contribute 6% of their gross receipts to the municipality, besides paying $50 per annum per square on each single track in paved streets, 5 per thousand on the value of their property, and 33% of the cost of street repaving and renewals.
approached by the Minoan paved way has the appearance of a smaller palace (B.S.
With the cost of about 200 killed on either side, the Convention crushed the royalist or malcontent reaction, and imposed on France a form of government which ensured the perpetuation of democracy though in a bureaucratic form - the first of those changes which paved the way to power for Bonaparte.
to N.E.; a long paved road bordered by recumbent rams led from the facade to the temples of Karnak (q.v.) in a somewhat more easterly direction, and Rameses II.
The general and the diplomatist soon came to an understanding, and Talleyrand tactfully brought about the alliance between Bonaparte and Sieyes (q.v.) (then the most influential of the five Directors) which paved the way for the coup d'etat of Brumaire (see French Revolution and Napoleon I.).
Mr Roosevelt and his supporters were convinced that his policy was necessary to save the country from the social and political dangers of plutocracy, and that in establishing a definite system of government regulation not only were popular rights preserved and justice promoted but industrialism and finance were placed upon a basis of regularity and honesty that paved the way for an era of general prosperity in the United States, unhampered by feverish speculation and shrewd scheming, such as the country had so far in its history been unable to enjoy.
The latter building is first mentioned in 1448, but most of the present building dates from far later times, though the quaint paved spiral pathway (taking the place of a staircase in the interior) was made in the middle of the 16th century.
34Ã‚° 10' S.), and, though their control of the country was slight, the Peruvian influence led to the introduction of a higher civilization, and, by weakening the power of the tribes, paved the way for the' invasion of the Spaniards.
Other churches with interesting monuments are Sant' Anna dei Lombardi, built in 1411 by Guerrello Origlia, which contains some splendid marble sculpture, especially Rosellino's " Nativity " in the Cappella Piccolomini; Sant' Angelo a Nilo, which contains the tomb of Cardinal Brancaccio, the joint work of Donatello and Michelozzo; San Giovanni a Carbonara, built in 1344 and enlarged by King Ladislaus in 1400, which contains among much other remarkable sculpture the tomb of the king, the masterpiece of Andrea Ciccione (1414), and that of Sergiami Caracciolo, the favourite of Joanna II., who was murdered in 1432 (the chapel in which it stands is paved with one of the earliest majolica pavements in Italy); San Lorenzo (1324), the Royal Church of the House of Anjou; and, for purely archaeological interest, the Church of Sant' Aspreno, thought to be the oldest Christian church in Italy, in the crypt of the new Borsa or exchange.
The court itself is generally paved, and large enough to admit of three or four hundred crouching camels or tethered mules; the bales of merchandise are piled away under the lower arcade, or stored up in the cellars behind it.
To the front ther is a paved garden with rockery area.
Experience in other denominations shows that ordination of deaconesses either paved the way to general female ordination and/or to schism within the communities.
This interest paved the way for the development of the modern IVF technology people rely on to make their families complete.
Additionally, the more ground that is paved over, the less rain can be absorbed, thus leading to drought.
Examples of non-point sources include paved roads and agricultural runoff.
She began with wedding dress designs, looking to make wedding gowns more fashionable than those being mass produced - and in the process, she paved the way for other bridal gown fashion designers that followed.
This model paved the way for many more household printers by companies such as Hewlett Packard, Canon, and Lexmark; the advent of home photo printers helped digital photography explode in the home market over the next decade.
The road to ski country is often paved with snow and ice.
With a sister who had already paved the way, and a manager in father Joe Simpson, she jump started her career in 2004 with an MTV reality show.
Banks paved the way for other models, becoming the first African-American on the cover of Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue and GQ magazine.
These diverse roles paved the way for one of the biggest opportunities of Hayden's young life: the comic book-inspired Heroes, where she plays Claire Bennet, a high school cheerleader with the special ability to self-heal.
This movie was very successful and paved the way for bigger roles for Stewart.
In April 2009, Hannah Montana: The Movie premiered to record audiences and paved the way for the marketing of additional Hannah Montana merchandise.
Years of decisions, some good, some bad, have paved the way for the style choices made today by designers and consumers.
It's best to start a compost pile over soil rather than on a concrete or paved areas.
Ed Hardy paved the way for highly decorative hoodies.
Just as the mostly male-geared Warcraft paved the way for World of Warcraft, the mostly male-geared Sim City series paved the way for The Sims series.
The growing library of Wii titles has also paved the way to some terrific cheat codes, Easter eggs, and tips for gamers of all ages.
Regardless, this early generation video game was a groundbreaking moment and paved the way for future Batman video games to come.
It paved the way for game franchises like Call of Duty and Medal of Honor.
Just as Wii Sports eventually paved the way for Wii Sports Resort, it seemed that the original Nintendo exercise game would provide perfect fodder for a sequel.
This paved the way for future titles like Daytona USA.
This paved the way to its modern success with the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable, as well as the high anticipated launch of the next-generation PlayStation 3.
While Loughlin may have paved the way, the first school desk design to receive a US patent was the creation of Anna Breadin.
All vehicles must be parked on paved or graveled area.
Bikes are permitted only on paved surfaces.
Approximately 264 paved sites are available in the family campground, and these are designed for recreational vehicles.
In many ways, they paved the way for several other MVNOs, like Helio, Boost, and Amp'd.
Clearly, it is obsolete today, but it was one of the many devices that paved the way for handhelds like HTC smartphones and Palm Treo devices.
The first few generations of the iPod eventually paved the way for the iPod nano.
The connection with Von Dutch paved the way for Audigier's most prolific project to date: Ed Hardy.
Doll manufacturing advancements also paved the way for the construction of Barbie dolls.
This paved the way for acts like Elvis Presley and Cher to wear the pieces on stage.
This collective frenzy for Meyer's novels and subsequent big screen adaptations paved the way for a slew of Twilight-inspired paraphernalia, including t-shirts, jewelry, dolls and board games.
The history of the March of Dimes is paved with the some of the most influential names of the 20th century beginning with the founder President Franklin D.
With care and consideration, that glitter can last for many happy anniversaries as the couple's marriage is paved with sparkles.
In a pave setting, diamonds are carefully set along the surface of the ring to give the illusion of the ring being paved with gems.
Couples can choose from a range of styles, sizes, and shapes for their pave settings, and enjoy the glitter of a ring that symbolizes the bright path paved in happy memories that awaits them.
It appears as if your ring is paved with diamonds.
As a top designer for Paraphernalia, Betsy paved the way for her trademark styles that eventually led to her opening up a new boutique entitled Betsey Bunki Nin in 1969.
Its near instant success paved the way for an accompanying sportswear line.
Early tin toy robots of the 1940s and 1950s paved the way for future generations of robotic products.
The 1979 release of John Carpenter's Halloween paved the way for countless imitators, each of which tried to be a little grosser than the one before it.
Although his first theater, built during the height of the Great Depression, was more modest, Harkins' second theater paved the way for quality and service.
With the exception of Alaska, the wilderness of Northern Maine remains one of the few great tracts of forest unbroken by paved roads, commercial development and, in most areas, any form of civilization.
This paved his transition into shoemaking.
An international airport was built; resorts were constructed; and a highway was paved from California down the length of the Baja.
There are five ladies watches that come with a bezel paved in 18 karat diamonds.
Jeweled watches that come with a paved bezel are listed below and their features can be found above.
Paved case watches are available in all three of the regular LV designs and include all of the same features.
Paved Bezel Emprise LV: Unlike the ladies paved bezel watches, the men's model comes only in black.
Paved Emprise LV: Sumptuously styled with yellow gold case and accents, this watch is the cosmopolitan man's dream.
Like the ladies paved watches, the dial is beset with 18 karat diamonds to enhance the rest of the LV features.
Men's Brown Diamond Automatic Chronograph: Take the regular brown chronograph and add diamond paved horns to the steel case and you have this model.
This early commitment to advanced engineering paved the way for Citizen to create watches that leave minimal ecological footprints in both manufacture and operation.
This research has led to possible theories of autism causes and paved the way to effective treatment options for many individuals.
Modern technology combined with global awareness and education has paved the way to an array of effective treatments and therapies for Asperger patients.
With the strength of the Internet and China air travel costs decreasing because of the increasing numbers of available aircraft, the road to China, while not yet paved in gold, will certainly have a silver lining.
These alternatives paved the way for the Momentum plan, which has replaced the FlexPoints plan and strives to nudge members into making healthier choices.
The Stone Roses' sound has been likened to bands such as Slaughter and the Dogs, The Clash, Gram Parsons, The Seeds, and some consider their music to have paved the way for '90s sensation Oasis.
Napster itself might now represent the paid download industry, but it paved the way for every other P2P service that is currently in existence today.
Hunter and Pollard's relationship quickly fizzled, which paved the way for I Love New York season two.
Her success helped paved the way for Ray J to launch his music career.
And a case can be made that the cheesy soap opera paved the way for Anne Rice, for Buffy, for Charmed and all the rest.
Some fans have argued that the temporal cold war fought on Enterprise paved the way for Abrams time changing reboot of the franchise.
He captured the hearts of generations and paved the way for the monster movie genre.
The very laws which were made during successive reigns for protecting the tillers of the soil from spoil are the best proofs of the deplorable state of the husbandman."' In the r7th century those laws were made which paved the way for an improved system of agriculture in Scotland.
The way was paved for these changes by the existence in Ulster of a local custom having virtually the force of law, which had two main features - fixity of tenure, and free right of sale by the tenant of his interest.
In these main contentions the Eleatic school achieved a real advance, and paved the way to the modern conception of metaphysics.
Throughout the central part of Alexandria the streets are paved with blocks of lava and lighted by electricity.
to 132 ft.); are paved chiefly with Medina dressed stone, brick and asphalt; and, like the parks, are so well shaded by maples, elms and other trees, that Cleveland has become known as the "Forest City."
The houses are for the most part low and cheaply built, and the streets are narrow, badly paved, irregular and dirty.
In Wales and the south of England the process is conducted in a reverberatory furnace, the sole of which is paved with slags from previous operations, and has a depression in the middle where the metal formed collects to be let off by a tap-hole.
The streets of Dunkirk are wide and well paved, the chief of them converging to the square named after Jean Bart (born at Dunkirk in 1651), whose statue by David d'Angers stands at its centre.
He issued an important constitution on the 18th of July 1289, which granted to the cardinals one-half of all income accruing to the Roman see and a share in the financial management, and thereby paved the way for that independence of the college of cardinals which, in the following century, was to be of detriment to the papacy.
It was already quite dark when Prince Andrew rattled over the paved streets of Brunn and found himself surrounded by high buildings, the lights of shops, houses, and street lamps, fine carriages, and all that atmosphere of a large and active town which is always so attractive to a soldier after camp life.
Paved walkways allow for serene nature hikes through over a dozen different tree species.
The hiking trail may be paved, but that climb can still work up quite an appetite.
Paved and unpaved hiking and mountain bike trails into the mountains begin at the city's edge for your convenience.
Hoisting the lightweight bike to his shoulders, he walked to the paved Main Street before mounting.
Gray buildings squatted amid neatly kept green lawns and paved walkways.
at the top. The terre-plein is well and smoothly paved, and is defended by a crenellated parapet.
wide at the base, 150 in the middle and 90 at the top. The uppermost surface is paved with blocks of the same material forming nine concentric circles, the innermost consisting of nine blocks, and that on the outside of eighty-one blocks.
Other remains which bear witness to tlae civilization of, the Mayas are the paved highways and the artificial reservoirs (aguadas) designed for the preservation of water for towns through the long dry season.
About three-fourths of the city's total street mileage (120 m.) is paved, Belgian block or macadam being used on the principal thoroughfares.
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